David L. Hull is Dressler Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern University. He is the author of Science as a Process and, with Michael Ruse, Philosophy of Biology. (December 1998)

Scientists Behaving Badly

For the past dozen years or so, any-one even vaguely interested in sci-ence has followed the Baltimore case with all the fascination of witnessing a slow-motion pileup of cars on a foggy freeway. Headlines have alternated between declaring that the Nobel laureate David Baltimore and his co-worker Thereza Imanishi-Kari were …